Voyage of the Moondancer

We are following a dream of adventure and learning. Travelling under sail, in the good ship Moondancer, through Europe, the Canaries, Cape Verde and West Africa.

We are a group of musicians, story tellers, environmentalists and educators passionate about exploring the world we live in. We are working with local people along the way to create music, films, environmental and educational programmes.

This website is an opportunity for you to participate through stories, songs and pictures. We hope that you get inspired to follow your own dreams. Feel free to get in touch, share your thoughts and maybe even join us!

Short Films

Here is a little taste of our adventures created by Gani in Studio Moondancer. Edited on water.

  • Time to go sailing away
    September 13, 2014
  • Moondancer preparation
    September 30, 2015
  • Newhaven to Falmouth
    September 30, 2015
  • Falmouth
    October 7, 2015
  • Bay of Biscay
    October 7, 2015
  • FINISTERRE
    November 16, 2015
  • Atlantic Spain & Portugal
    December 19, 2015
  • 4KM DEEP
    December 29, 2015
  • Under Sail
    December 29, 2015

We set sail in gratitude, humbled by the immensity of the ocean, listening deeply and feeling the wind on our cheeks once again like so many who have done so before us.

Creative offerings

Music videos, comedy sketches and mini-documentaries

  • Moondancer sessions: Martha Tilston
    September 30, 2015
  • La Niebla Desciende
    September 30, 2015
  • Dinghy Flamenco
    October 6, 2015
  • Ben & Alva
    October 19, 2015
  • DAKOTA
    November 16, 2015
  • BECALMED
    November 16, 2015
  • Gara y Jonay
    December 29, 2015
SO WHAT IS THE BIGGER VISION?

The Journey

This great river of life that we have been blessed with is an opportunity to create something beautiful, something that itself may also inspire greater beauty. We live in seriously troubled times and when we look out into the world it is easy to feel powerless, but then we have a crazy idea, a big dream that blows us away. We just have to go do it, yet others say its not possible … but we do it anyway.

It takes courage and determination and isn’t always going to be easy but if we can just create a little something beautiful that opens hearts then its all worth it. The ocean opens my heart as i weep into her great immensity. Humanity needs to stop and listen and through these small acts perhaps we can begin to change the world for the better. And so we offer this journey to the wellbeing of all, that we can rise from the suffering of these times and spread a little love.

The Offer

We wish to share this journey with the world. We realize that for many it is hard to make such a trip and so we offer this to you through stories, movies and song. We hope to run trainings and work with people we meet along the way promoting cultural exchange and understanding through collaborative projects. We will keep you in the loop as the journey unfolds.

Online Busking

Busking is something we have done many times in our lives and it’s always a great chance to go out there on the streets, meet the people and earn a bit of cash along the way… This journey is entirely self funded by the skipper and crew but if you feel inspired to support in any way and drop a Euro in the hat please do at the bottom of this page, and we would love to hear from you so do please get in touch.

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THE CREW

Adventurers onboard Moondancer

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ED WADE-MARTINS

 The Skipper 

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CASPARO BROWN

 Captain 

Gani onboard

GANI NAYLOR

 The Admiral 

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JESSIE

 Navigatrix 

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NICK

 The Crew 

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KATHY

 The Ship’s Kat

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GEOFF

 The Commodore 

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YOANN

 The Doctor

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ALI

 The Galley Cat

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LEO

 The Guvner 

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INGRID

 The Nordic Princess

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LEARKE

 Captain Greenbeard 

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KAT

 Piskey Lead

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LIANE

 Scarlet Macaw 

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GIBRIL

 GBoy

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ED

The Bear

We may be travelling under the power of wind as our ancestors have done for thousands of years, but how do we really care for our Planet??

from the ships log

Stories from the good ship Moondancer

Check out Moondancer’s route so far..

..and what the wind is doing now!

Get in touch

Do you have a potential project you’d like to discuss or simply want to get in touch?

Send us an email at: ed@movingsounds.com or use the contact form below.





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Many Thanks for your support.